Rahul Dravid remembered the time when Kapil Dev told him not to "commit to doing anything" right after his retirement instead telling him to explore his options.
Sachin Tendulkar tweeted saying that the 1983 World Cup triumph was a landmark event in his life and he recalled how he and his friends celebrated each West Indies wicket.
Former and current Indian cricketers took to social media to recall the country's maiden World Cup title win that came 37 years ago on this day.
After the 1983 World Cup win, cricket got a fillip in the country, elevating the sport to religion for fans with every child wanting to become a cricketer.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is confident that life will be back to normal once the vaccine for the virus is developed.
The Indian Cricketers Association has so far raised Rs 39 lakh to help former cricketers who are in dire need of funds.
Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq said it is way too premature to compare Hardik Pandya with Kapil Dev.
Kapil Dev reiterated he is not in favour of a bilateral series between arch-rivals India and Pakistan to raise funds to deal with the pandemic as suggested by former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar.
Kapil Dev said the focus, at the moment, should only be on saving lives and taking care of the poor.
Kapil Dev asked Indians to see the positive side of the lockdown and enjoy the time spent with family, urging them to stay at home to help fight the coronavirus crisis.
Kapil Dev said that hitting in-swinging deliveries for four used to be one of Virat Kohli's strengths but now it has turned into his weakness.
Kapil Dev said MS Dhoni should play a few matches to be part of the squad that travels to Australia for the T20 World Cup in October.
Former India skipper Kapil Dev has criticised Team India following their 10-wicket loss in the first Test in Wellington.
Two Indians and three Bangladeshi players were found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct after the U-19 World Cup final.
Kapil Dev said Rishabh Pant is very talented and it is upon him to prove his critics wrong by scoring plenty of runs.
"'83" is a an upcoming movie about the Kapil Dev-led Indian team that went on to win the country's first ever World Cup in 1983.
Kapil Dev's former teammate Bishan Singh Bedi led the birthday wishes on Twitter for "the greatest Indian all-rounder".
BCCI ethics officer D K Jain has rendered the conflict of interest complaint against CAC members Shantha Rangaswamy and Anshuman Gaekwad as "infructuous" but the case involving Kapil Dev has still not been decided.